Jack gave an entertaining and informative presentation at our last meeting. I tried to take notes of the supplies and where he gets them.
Metal Leafing: Gold leaf, silver leaf, multi-color variegated metal leaf. Sources include Daniel Smith Art Supplies, Michaels or Ben Franklin.
Sizing: use a sizing that is specific to metal leaf, such [...]
The North East Florida Woodturners (Jaxturners) have uploaded a video of their April meeting demonstration. In this demo, Ed Malesky demonstrates turning, carving and texturing Sea Shells.
Paul began woodturning January 2003, in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He was not interested in turning anything but hollow forms. Though both his mentors strongly suggested he start with something easier, all he wanted to do, really, was hollow forms. The problem was, there were no hollowing tools he liked. George and Lee, his mentors, invented [...]
The Northwest Woodturners in Beaverton, Oregon will be meeting on March 7th. The meeting will feature woodturning artist and teacher Ashley Harwood. Ashley will also be holding an all-day demo on Saturday and hands-on classes on Friday and Sunday.
The Inland Northwest Woodturners in Spokane Valley are meeting on March 1st. The date [...]
The Woodturners of Olympia have planned their 2013 symposium. This year’s symposium features SPSW member Jack Wayne and internationally known turner John Jordan. This year’s symposium is July 27th followed by four workshops July 28th – 31st. See the flyer below or visit the Woodturners of Olympia website.
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Larry has been turning since 2007, when, by chance, a wooden ship model needed a turned mast and some balusters. Never having turned, he picked up a small lathe, a couple of books, and a few DVD’s on woodturning. He attended a Woodturners of Olympia meeting and got hooked on the instant gratification of throwing [...]
Looking to see a demonstration by one of the top artists in woodturning? How about an all-day hands-on workshop?
The Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild is hosting Binh Pho on April 12th, 13th, and 14th, 2013. This is a tremendous opportunity to meet a world class turner and to learn his innovative techniques and skills in [...]
The International Wood Culture Society (IWCS) has announced the 2013 World Wood Day on March 21st. This year’s symposium will be held in Tanzania with the theme “Wood in Africa: Cultural Distribution, Historical Utilization, and Future Sustainability”. The symposium aims to encourage the exchange of ideas and experiences concerning the wood research, strategy and practice, [...]
Idaho Artistry in Wood
The Southwest Idaho Woodturners Association is once again co-sponsoring the Idaho Artistry in Wood Show which will be held Saturday, February 23 and Sunday, February 24 at the Boise Hotel and Conference Center, 3300 Vista Ave., Boise, Idaho. This is a juried show with classifications for skill levels from beginner to [...]
Our demonstrator for the January meeting is John Hampton
My name is John M. Hampton and I love turning wood. I have spent my life living and working on the West Coast of Washington State. I have been involved in woodworking for many years. In the year 2000 I saw a wooden cowboy hat on [...]